Project Management and Ethics in Engineering

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Project Management and Ethics in Engineering
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ04Л020
  3.    Study program EAOIE, EES, EEUM, KHIE, KSIAR, KTI, TKII
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester IV/8   7.    Number of ECTS credits 3.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Vangel Fushtikj
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Scientific and professional approach in  learning of the projects and project skills for planning, organizing, leading and controlling projects. Defining and evaluation of the ethical values in engineering projects.

11.    Course Syllabus: Project management definition. Classification of the projects. Project stakeholders. Project selection. Criteria for project success. Innovations in engineering projects. Innovating projects incorporate in organizational project portfolio. Business plan. Discussion in accordance with the PMBOK (PMI). Project Initiation Documents (PID), Project Charter documents. Project planning. Organizing, leading and controlling the projects. Cost-Benefit Analysis in projects. Technical and economic project analysis. Economical criteria for project selection in engineering. Project manager. Leadership in projects. Investor and Project company. Project documentation. Basic technical documentation. Tender documents. Offers. Contracts. Examples of successful and unsuccessful projects. Project management Ethics. Universal ethics in multicultural environment. Business ethics. Ethics in professional health and safety. Ethics in engineering. Ethics in project management.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures supported by presentations, exercises and visiting the real projects in power engineering, expert’s lectures from the industry and practice, development of project and business plan.

13.    Total number of course hours 2 + 1 + 0 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 90
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 30
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 15
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 10
16.2. Individual tasks 15
16.3. Homework and self-learning 20
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 35
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 10
17.3. Activity and participation 5
17.4. Final exam 50
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 49 points     5 (five) (F)
from 50 to 59 points     6 (six) (E)
from 60 to 69 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 70 to 79 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 80 to 89 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 90 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Development of project or business plan.
20.   Forms of assessment Through two partial written exams (duration of 2 hours each) or a final written exam on the whole teaching material (duration 2 hours). The student should prepare a seminar paper and submit it by the end of the semester. The points from the partial exams/final exam and the prepared seminar paper are included in the final grade.
It is not allowed to use books, scripts, manuscripts or notes of any kind, mobile phone, tablet or any other electronic device during the exam
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Student’s audit and self-evaluation.
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Cathy Lake Mastering Project Management Thorogood 1999
2 Financial Times -authors Writing a business plan Pearson 2011
3 Ralph Kliem, PMP Ethics and Project Management CRC Press 2012